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:00. th is just outside the hayward city limits. the tracks were shutdown while authorities investigated. the authorities have not released the identity of the victim. >>> two people managed to walk away from a car fire today. alan wang shot this video. he was there before the fire department arrived on scene. the accident happened just before 4:00 this afternoon. the driver lost control while exiting highway 24 at fish ranch road. the exit was closed for awhile, but is open tonight. >>> discussion about a controversial soccer field project in san rafael continues when the city council meets tomorrow night. the proposed complex at the san rafael airport is opposed by environmental groups and some residents. concerns include the impact on wildlife and airport safety issues. supporters say the city needs more athletic fields. it is supported by a 5 to 1 vote by the planning commission. >>> southwest airlines settled a lawsuit worth $29 million for denying passengers the use of drink vouchers that didn't have an expiration date. the class action suit covers 5.8 million unredeemed tickets is
. it happened near west blossom way and times avenue around 7:00. th is just outside the hayward city limits. the tracks were shutdown while authorities investigated. the authorities have not released the identity of the victim. >>> two people managed to walk away from a car fire today. alan wang shot this video. he was there before the fire department arrived on scene. the accident happened just before 4:00 this afternoon. the driver lost control while exiting highway 24 at fish ranch road. the exit was closed for awhile, but is open tonight. >>> discussion about a occer fieldal project in san rafael continues when the city council meets tomorrow night. the proposed complex at the san rafael airport is opposed by environmental groups and some residents. concerns include the impact on wildlife and airport safety issues. supporters say the city needs more athletic fields. it is supported by a 5 to 1 vote by the planning commission. >>> southwest airlines settled a lawsuit worth $29 million for denying passengers the use of drink vouchers that didn't have an expiration date. the class action s
the maps up to hayward city still a decent drive but wet all over the place. if you are driving in contra costa county highway 4 is a little slow. it's okay in bay point. and 680 still looks good. let's go out to the toll plaza of the bay bridge and put the metering lights on early. more crowds and traffic stalled vehicle that kind of thing. nothing major but i think you need to get on the road early if you try to get in san francisco. speaking of san francisco northbound 101 traffic does look good approaching the 80 split. now let's go to steve. >>> on this monday morning we have rain. in fact i heard from nicole she is in the marina. took the dogs for a walk. the dogs are wet. windy, rain. light rain. it's not a heavy rain. that will be later in the week. sun, clouds, wind. very windy out there. yet the cold air starts to work its way into tomorrow. very cold. colder than last week? yes. i think so. tomorrow night into wednesday morning. partly sunny. rainy pattern starts thursday and goes into sunday. mountain snow. this will be a colder pattern than we had two weeks ago, three weeks a
police are trying to track down the person who gunned down a young man in the city's bay view district. police say the 18-year-old victim was shot at least once at about 10:00 last night on oceola lane near lasalle. a friend of the victim's drove him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. his name has not yet been released. >>> an investigation under way after a passer by discovered a body. at about 11:30 this morning, district police were notified of a body that had been discovered at point pinol regional. the body is that of a male but didn't release any other details. they have not said yet whether the body could be that of a 77- year-old man that went missing in island strait last week. investigators hope to have more information tomorrow. >>> a hiker reports a sexual assault, we have details on how authorities are handling an attack on a well used east bay trail. >>> pushing for tighter gun laws, a bill senator dianne feinstein plans to introduce in an effort of keeping others including children from becoming victims of a mass shooting. >> charlotte, daniel, olivia, josephi
weapons of war off the streets of our cities. >>> joe lieberman called for a commission to look at gun laws and mental health system. >> investigators are still figuring out what led to any's shooting. we will cover the story as it unfolds. find new information on facebook page and twitter feets feeds. >> still ahead, fiscal cliff debated to keep tax cuts from expiring. and we'll take a look at three-mile wide asteroid and find out why it's considered a threat but not for several centuries. >> record-breaking weekend, what the horb bit did. >> i'm leigh glaser, it's going to be wet tomorrow morning and >> tomorrow a car flipped over in contra costa county today. it burst into flames in front of caldecott tunnel. she lost control of her car that flipped and hate tree. people inside were able to walk away. >> officials are investigating a shooting in sunnyvale. two officers were responding to call that man was assaulting his mother. man approached officers with a hammer and when he refused to drop it officers fired. the suspect underwent surgery last night and his condition is not known.
weapons of war off the streets of our city. >> ama: this morning, senator joe lieberman called for a commission to look at our nation's gun laws and mental health system. >> on this first sunday after the newtown shooting, people here in the bay area looked for solace at their places of worship. we're live at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco. >> today seemed to be the kind of day when parents wanted to be very close to their children, especially at places of worship like here. here they played for the victims of newtown but also for the safety of their open -- own children. reporter: new at the cathedral, monsignor offered prayers for the victims of new tiewn and was joined by many parishioners. >> today is a day to pray, especially for all those people. that were massacred and for their families. reporter: even a special prayer written for the victims. he is the pastor of st. mary's and says people have come to mass not just to pray but to try to make some sense of the evil that occurred. >> and seeking to find constance nation the promise and hope of a god who feels with
dispute turned into something much larger. an east bay city looking to become a no-drone zone. why people after problem with the eye in the sky. ,, well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> a four-hour standoff in san francisco's nob hill ended peacefully around 6:30 last night. police responded to a domestic dispute at an apartment building in the 1400 block of california street. neighbors had heard arguing, and there were indications that the suspect had a weapon. the building was he vac wairktsd and surrounding streets were closed as police tried t
. [ laughter ] >>> all right, east bay city looking to become a no drone zone. why people have a problem with the eye in the sky. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. is the perfect choice for holiday gatherings. martinelli's is non-alcoholic, festive like champagne, and tastes great! martinelli's: since 1868. proposal to declare the cit a "no drone zone." drones are used by the department of homeland secu >>> the debate over surveillance drones moves to berkeley. the city will be declared a no drone zone. it it is used by homeland security to watch over ports and international borders
,tough to make out the biggest buildings in the city. andthere's the rain and the mist and drizzle. 48 degrees with 100% humidity. we have the low cloud deck, the fog, the mist, and the drizzle and the low visibility. use the low beams tonight. viz blth reports at the top of the hour, not good. less than i third of a mile in baltimore. and right up through central maryland, less than half a mile of viz blth there. --visibility there. it'sdangerous out there. take alook at the wind, not much wind. temperatures cooled to the dew point numbers. now, tomorrow a day of changing weather. we'lllook for weather in the city to warm to the 60s. foggy earlybut clearing later in the day. that's the same in howard county. temperatures couldreach as high as the upper 50s. and further norts and east in harford county, maybe not that warm but it will be a day of changing weather. there's thatrain marching in our sdreks now. it will a -- direction now. behind that, some slow clearing. a few showers by mid-morning and then the sun is breaking through. the sun is definitely breaking through wednesday but a new w
deer hunting country, not from the big cities. will they be there? will politicians who fear the gun lobby bear up under the strain of attack against any measure no matter how small to curb the power of the gun owners? the question tonight, what should and most importantly can be done to stop this kind of gun violence? and if nothing will work, say it. go ahead, say nothing can be done. i want to hear an american elected official tonight or any night say what happened on friday in newtown, connecticut, is just part of living in the free society of america. chuck todd is nbc's chief white house correspondent and political director and chris cillizza is managing editor of post politics.com. gentlemen, i know we all saw this. this is what we used to call the topic sentence. i think this was the most telling action oriented piece of what the president said last night up in connecticut. let's listen to it now. >> in the coming weeks i will use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens from law enforcement to mental health professionals to parents and educators in an ef
afternoon in oakland. it was one the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city with hundreds of people dropping off their firearms. for each gun turned in, the owner received $200, no questions asked. the oakland police say that this was one of the most successful gun buyback programs ever held in the city. several hundreds of guns were turned in and many still moved by friday shooting in newtown, connecticut. >> the s f p d received a call around 3:00 a.m. this morning for reports of a home invasion robbery. this incident occurred on the 1600 block of slow boulevard. three suspects into the home and tied up the family robbing them of many belongings. the victims were not injured-that's it is unclear how many fell members live in the home and it is not clear their ages. the three suspects are being described as black male adults that were wearing masks. the s f p d is asking the public for help if they haven't any information that may be useful. >> >> it is 7:15 a.m.. let's talk about the weather. we do have wet weather outside. the rain is coming down. here is
to the metro nort line in new york city. this is all coming three days after the sandy hook shooting in newtown, connecticut. we'll continue to stay son top of this story -- stay on top of this story for you. >>> a neighboring town, monroe, seven miles away, offered up an unused school to the more than 400 sandy hook students. officials say the school will be head are -- school will be ready by wednesday but it's not clear when classes will resume for sandy hook students. they are not back at school today. as for the sandy hook school building, one police official says he doubts students will ever attend that school again. >>> 7:18. there are some signs of progress in the fiscal cliff debate. house speaker john boehner now willing to accept a tax hike on those people who make more than a million dollars a year. that's less than what president obama wants. he wants to raise the taxes on those who make $250,000 a year. boehner is angering some of those in his party who are against this. others say we need to support him. >> he's our speaker and leader. we're never gonna get the perfect deal. i'm
scattered showers along the 680 near fremont and also into union city. this is what we are going see throughout the morning, pop-up showers throughout the bay area. the main cold front still lagging behind the system but a dry cold front will move through, may be falling apart. but behind that we have a lot of cold air. so here we go again. you will see the front move through and temperatures will be dropping around the bay area. outside cloudy, scattered showers right now. temperatures not too bad. it is 54 degrees in san jose. 56 in san francisco. and 52 degrees in concord. this afternoon, highs expected to be in the 50s, maybe some low 60s toward san jose and also in the mountain view area. so it looks like we'll finally catch a break toward the afternoon. but then it looks like a chance of showers to make a return as we head in toward the latter part of this week. in fact, things could get wet in the latter part of this week. that's the latest. back to you. >> all right, off-and-on rain isn't the only thing we have to be worried about this morning. it's windy especially on the ba
. >> thank you. >>> i want to turn now to the mayor of new york city, michael bloomberg. mr. mayor, thank you for being here. i wish it weren't under these circumstances. >> just tragedy. terrible. >> you have been an unspoken gun control advocate for many years. never more so than this morning. and we'll talk about that. first, "the new york post," the morning after the slaughter of innocents. describe your reaction when you saw this unfold. >> it's so unbelievable. and it only happens in america. and it happens again and again. there was another shooting yesterday. three people killed in a hospital. we kill people in schools. we kill them in hospitals. we kill them in religious organizations. we kill them when they're young. we kill them when they're old. and we've just got to stop this. >> there is in this country incredible sadness, empathy, anger, and a sense of resolve. and the president speaking after this horrible tragedy really gave voice to that friday afternoon. listen. >> we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardles
gun. let's be honest, they are there, they live in big cities, in apartments, they think the police will be there to protect them. then you live out in kansas, out some place out in the country, and you know the police won't be there for a half hour no matter how hard you yell, how many 911s you call. you do have to defend yourself, right? >> absolutely. >> they have attitudes. it is country mouse versus city mouse. bloomberg, who i really respect, the mayor of new york, says something, i'm sure the guy in reading, pennsylvania, says okay, big east coaster tell me how to live. >> he is the wrong person, the absolutely wrong person tosh to be the face of the gun control movement, it really is because of just what you're pointing out. what does that guy in new york city -- and this is where if you have this conversation -- if you lived in new york city, you understand his mindset of not wanting 9 million people armed. >> yeah. >> on new york city. but if what you just pointed out about living in rural america, whether it's kansas, arkansas, you name it, it's different. you're right. y
with spots. raiders playing at home. >> mike: coasting kansas city in their final home game of the season. last team they beat? kansas city. this raider fan offering her pairs to the victims of newtown. brady quinn picked off, leading to a grandcow ski field goal. 6-0 raiders. this 19 yarder led to the fourth field go mike goodson, strong game on the ground. spins away from one tackle. 43 of his 89 yards on theground, and this, led to a field goal. but the raiders defense did shut out the chiefs. first since 2002. tommy kelly, first sack of the season. raiders snap a six-game skid, 15-the final. >> our guys needed something where they get a little confidence, and i thought they had a great week of practice. i thought they were totally focused on what we needed to do and how we needed to play to win this football game, and i thought they did a great job executing today. >> mike: around the afc. andrew luck fighting for a wild card spot in houston. the punt blocked. the scoop and score. 23-texans. andrew luke through for 186 yards, two t.d.es, including this one to hit ton. that was not eno
with trauma and stress. >> across the city, you're going to see and you're going to experience and our schools are going to experience just coming together, looking out for each other, trying to identify who needs a little extra support today. and just looking out for one another today. >> reporter: the superintendent says the counselors and extra resources will be on hand for as long as they're needed. now, as for safety measures, i did ask the superintendent if there are were any changes planned in the future. he told me that they are always looking at ways to improve safety and the focus will be on reinforcing the current plan so that everyone knows what to do just in case. reporting live in san francisco, brian, back to you. >> cate caugiran, thank you. >>> well, mental health was likely a factor in friday's tragedy. the big issue people want to talk about now is also gun control. some americans say the answer is tighter regulations. others strongly disagree. but either way, it is an issue we can definitely expect to see heated debate about in the very near future. >> guns are in the wrong
, many of them children, in small town and big cities all across america. victims whose much of the time, their only fault was being in the wrong place at the wrong time. in the coming weeks i'll use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens from law enforcement to mental health professionals, to parents and educators. in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. because what choice do we have? we can't accept events like this as routine. are we really prepared to say that we're powerless? in the face of such carnage. that the politics are too hard. are we prepared to say such violence visited upon on children year after year is somehow the price of our freedom? >>> with the tragedy in connecticut has put the spotlight on mental health in this country. one mother whose far away from connecticut wrote about the issue that touches her own son. >> my name is liza long, i'm the mother of a mentally ill son. i'm calling my son michael, that's not his real name, he's 13 years old, he's bright, he loves harry potter, he is working on a novel. but when he gets a
is safer than many other big cities around the world in terms of violent crime overall. but we have a gun homicide problem. our crime is more lethal because we have more guns. >> talking about something like 9000 homicide gun deaths in the united states every year. i think that it has let 150. germany, 170. and then you would include suicide and what is it in the u.s.? >> we have roughly something in order of 30,000 gun deaths a year, but the large majority are suicide. >> we're talking to paul barrett. when we come back, we will host a debate on the issue of gun violence in america. paul barrett's latest book is called, "glock: the rise of america's gun." stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the worst school bus occurred in u.s. history after virginia tech happened on friday. the new town sandy hook elementary school. 26 people gunned down. 20 of them 6 and 7-olds, six of them, all women, stabbed at the school. the school psychologist and the principal, after they tried to stop the shooter, and the teach
it is december now. 20 over in minneapolis 21 rapid city. on the eastern coast we are seeing temperatures in the 50s. high temperatures won't be warming up a whole lot across carolinas into georgia. temperatures in the low 60s. 46 will be the high temperature in new york city and out west. we have temperatures in the 30s and 40s across parts of oregon and the rockies. they will be producing he shall -- irresponsibilissues across y will be warming up we will see some of the storms will produce severe weather. very unusual to be seeing this activity during the month of december. we have had snow coming down across portions of new hampshire and vermont and the state of maine. you could see accumulations over 8 inches of snow over higher elevations of new england achlt cross the south showers and storms already fired up. we are talking about blizzard conditions possible. we have a number of winter advisories high winds watches and warnings in effect. rain coming down on the coast and please be safe everyone. >> maria molina. it is 10 after the hour. lawmakers don't have a deal on the ifs he c
. the president then spoke. >> there have been almost daily reports of victims, in small towns and big cities across america. vick chims whose much of time, their only fault was being in the wrong place at the wrong time. we can't tolerate this anymore. >> as the president read the first name of each young vick testimony out loud, there were audible sobs and cries. >>> a first grader from sandy hook is the sole survivor from her class. >> she had to play dead before she could get away. >> lara spencer spoke with the pastor counseling the girl's family. >> you have a parishoner who was there. >> she ran out of the billing covered in blood from head to toe, and the first words to her mom were, mommy, i'm okay, but all of my friends are dead. >> was she the only clild in that class who survived? >> yes. of those left in the classroom, she was the lone survivor. >> what did she tell her mom? what did she see in there? >> she saw someone she felt was angry and somebody she felt was very mad. >> how, at 6 1/2 years old, can you be that smart, that brave? >> think it's impossible outside of divine i
with live doppler 7-hd. >> discussion about a controversial soccer field project, it continues when city council meets this evening. the proposed property is opposed by environmental groups and some residents. concerns include the impact on wildlife and airport safety issues. supporters say the city needs more athletic fields. the project is supported by a 5-1 vote from the planning commission. >> southwest airlines has settled a lawsuit worth an estimated $29 million for drink vouch there's didn't have an expiration date. the class action suit covers 6 million unredeemed drink tickets. it's when southwest changed their policy because people were abusing the system by using photocopies of the vouchers. >>> with america accelerating to the so-called fiscal cliff. budget negotiations are picking up momentum. john boehner has reportedly offered a new proposal that would raise tax rates for earners making more than a million. the president's plan is for hiers rates on more than $250,000 a year. political analysts see it as the first step toward compromise. tax rates for most americans will g
in light rain around foster city boulevard and ride into san mateo right now. best radar returns are over the santa cruz mountains. as far as the rain, you can see it coming in waves of mist and light rain. as we head past noon, all of us have an isolated afternoon shower at least a chance. temperatures in the low to mid 50s. >> east shore freeway, richmond on to university and onto albany and berkeley, servicing crowded but it's funneling into bay bridge toll plaza. trouble spot north 101 sunnyvale. two lanes blocked. slow traffic backing towards the lawrence expressway. the waze app that shows the northbound standstill all the way back towards the lawrence expressway. this is free app you can download on apple app store or google play. >>>. >>> new this morning, president obama is back at the white house after visiting newtown, connecticut. he walked out of marine one after delivering an emotional tribute to the victims of the tragedy. he called on the nation to change so another mass shooting like this one never happens again. >> olivia, josephine. >> more than 900 mourners that packed
in several cities, why gun owners were so anxious to get their weapons off their hands. >>> on later this half hour, it was no ordinary christmas carol to say the least. how a funny show put humor aside with an extremely touching rendition of "silent night." a lot of attention on facebook and twitter how "saturday night live" began their program. a moving and fitting tribute there to the victims of this tragedy. >> so rare for "saturday night live." >> i haven't seen anything like that -- i don't think we've seen this national outpouring of emotion since maybe 9/11. it's rising to that level in a lot of ways. >>> but first, president obama is back at the white house this morning after delivering a powerful message during a memorial service in newtown, connecticut. >> there were hugs, tears in a room filled with applause as first responders enter the high school auditorium for last night's interfaith service. hundreds turned out to remember the 20 children and 6 adults killed in last friday's elementary school massacre. and in a very emotional address, the president said simply the co
at the weather in some cities around the >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. morning fog in new york, 52. sunny in miami, 82. partly cloudy in dallas, 64. cloud in l.a., 61 degrees. >>> let's check your national forecast. it will be stormy across most of the country. in the south, severe thunderstorms and damaging winds and isolated tornadoes are possible from the eastern atlanta to the carolinas. two waves of pressure will role to the northeast bringing rain, snow, and some ice. thundershowers will hit parts of the midwest and major winter storm will handle the west. >>> "cbs moneywatch" time now. a contract brings us a step closer to a new airline merger and a journey to the number one for the new hobbit movie. ashley morrison in new york. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. >> it boosted japan's market. tokyo's nikkei add 1% while hong congress's hang seng lost half a percent. wall street continues its weight for a fiscal cliff deal. last week. >>> united and continental airlines moved a step closer to finalizing their merger over the weekend. uni
thing i experienced similar to this moment was the oklahoma city bombing where another american killed scores of people and you referred to this and used the word change. the word from the president yesterday, as well. as in stark terms a game changer for this country. >> yeah. that was my emotional reaction as a first responder at oklahoma city when i arrived on that scene, a scene 19 children were also killed by another evil american, that things had to change. that this could not be allowed again and similar feelings after 9/11 and i have absolute confidence our government when forced to change will take significant action. after oklahoma city, i was able to tell my children that it was safe for their dad to work in a federal building and after 9/11 i was able to tell my children that it would be safe to fly on a plane. and i think today there are specific things that can be done to make kids safe in school and they involve changes to gun law. >> what would be the first significant change you would like to see? i have a gut check question, would they support an assault on the assaul
of the young people who have these guns in the city. we've been covering. >> we have. >>> we may never know the why behind this tragedy, but we do know that the shooter's mental health was an issue. many who knew him knew something wasn't quite right but never imagined something this tragic would happen. dr. kathy katz is at the georgetown university medical center and joins us to talk a bit more about mental health. it's a conversation that we don't typically have unless there is some sort of unfortunate tragedy like the one that has befallen the newtown community. i guess people are wondering how do you intervene if someone you love or son you know or someone you suspect has mental illness? >> i think fortunately in the washington area, we do have a variety of resources for getting help. certainly in the schools with young people, school age children and adolescence, conversations with teachers, with school psychologists can be helpful and getting referrals from them. with young adults, certainly you would contact your physician or call one of the major medical centers where we have depar
to a positive stance on the group ahead of what she says will be catalysts. she's upgrading citi, bank of america, and discover. those stocks did well today. she upgraded the group today and says the banks right now are more than capitalized. the catalysts for the stocks will be march in 2013 when the fed will release the latest results which will -- she expects, approve the bank's plans to return more capital to shareholders and dividend hikes. after which she's expecting bank of america could quadruple its dividend. and will allow some banks to be more execution dependent than market dependent. a bias we always prefer. so she's upgrading these stocks. she's looking for huge returns in some of these. citi and bank of america and discover are the three names she's upgrading today. also taking a positive stance overall on the financial services sector. meredith whitney will be my guest tomorrow. talking about this call where she upgraded the banks today. she is telling clients this right now. my next guest is one of the most well known analysts due to his early warnings on the 2008 fina
a believer. shoppers in rome got a specl treat: hundreds of cyclists dressed as santa b around the city's famous >>> welcome back. well, some lucky christmas shoppers in rome got a special treat. hundreds of cyclists dressed as santa biked around the city's landmarks. the santa wannabes are trying to raise money for children's cancer charities yesterday and the nice weather ensured a good turnout. the santas aren't sure if they reached a new world record. but they had a great time regardless. >>> critical mass christmas style. all right. with more on traffic, let's go over to gianna in the traffic center with the latest. >> liz, it up very much. let's jump over to the bay bridge. we are dealing with wet weather this morning so slick surfaces as you hit the roadways. here's a live look at conditions. so far traffic very light heading toward the toll plaza, no delays up the incline and clear across the upper deck into san francisco. no delays on the lower deck heading out of san francisco into oakland. a couple of accidents, westbound 580 at san ramon boulevard, we have a wreck big rig in
and they don't belong in the streets of our city. >> woodruff: we assess the public policy questions raised by the shooting about access to guns, mental health issues, and more. >> ifill: hari sreenivasan reports from newtown on a community in mourning. >> woodruff: and as parents around the country nervously dropped their children off at school today, jeffrey brown talks to a psychiatrist and a school psychologist about what to say and not to say in times of crisis. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: a holiday season that should have
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the young people's chorus of new york city lifting their voices to honor those who lost their lives in the sandy hook elementary school shootings. josh and george? >> what a remarkable moment it was, elizabeth. >>> we begin with president obama ps emotional visit here last night. the president meeting with the families devastated by the tragedy and delivering a powerful speech as he paid tribute to the victims. the president was greeted with a standing ovation as he entered the high school auditorium, filled with grieving community members. many of them surviving sandy hook school children, clutching their stuffed animals. >> all across this land of ours, we have wept with you. newtown, you are not alone. >> reporter: the service got under way nearly an hour late as the president first met privately with family members of those killed, including the infant granddaughter of dawn hochsprung. >> we say we're truly doing enough to give all the children of the country the chance they deserve to live out their lives in happiness and with purpose. we're not doing enough. and we will have t
remain safe. the city and district are working closely together to immediately respond to schools and provide support needed in the event of any school crisis. kron 4's reggie kumar tells us some parents are thinking about home schooling their children, in light of the newtown, connecticut school massacre. >> some parents couldn't stop thinking about the newtown connecticut school shooting sunday afternoon, during san francscisco's annual holiday snow event at civic center plaza. many have mixed feelings about the current security measures in place at all schools. and some were debating whether to send their child to class on monday. deanna watkins has four kids, two of them are eight and ten years old. she was moved to tears thinking about the school massacre. >> yes, it is sad, it is really sad i would rather that my child be safe. i know that my child will become a safe and when it is an average playground when someone could come in and and disturb. >> i feel like we are sending a our children to prison. there is no way to exit out the windows, were the doors. the children are
janiero. cuzco. mexico city. >> safer: galileo turned his eyes and his telescope on the heavens. here, from 1612, are his drawings of sunspots. for his insistence that the sun is the center of the universe and the earth moves around it, the church branded him a heretic. >> collins: the pope at that time, pope urban viii, was a very good friend of galileo. said to him, "look, you know, i agree with you. you're right. but i can't approve of this because i'm the pope. and if i go against this, it looks as if i'm going against the bible. and i'm going to shake to the foundation the belief of the world, and the world's christians, not just catholics." >> safer: just 380 years later, in 1992, pope john paul ii apologized for the galileo affair. his successor, benedict xvi, has sought middle ground in the centuries-old skirmishes between the church and science. in a recent sermon, he said even the big bang theory of the creation of the universe is not in conflict with faith because god's mind was behind it. >> this is the tricky, the tricky part... >> safer: and backstage at the pope's libra
an unsuspecting bart brighter at the 12th street oakland city center bart station last tuesday. bart police arrested thomas at the paul street bart station shortly after the incident. you are looking at video taken from the three security cameras that caught thomas in the act. >> police and u.s. groups held a gun buyback program in the east bay just a day after the school shooting massacre. nearly 200 cars with guns in their trunks waited hours to turn in guns for cash saturday afternoon in oakland. for each gun turned in, the owner receive $200 for as many as three guns. >> in the wake of a deadly shooting in newtown, connecticut. thousands around the bay area attended church sunday in order to pray for those suffering from the tragedy. many of those who attended the service at new hope that they confined healing for themselves. a candle, reese and ribbons have been setup to remember the 20 children and six of those who have died in the shooting. >> those are our top stories. i am mark gannon. thank you for watching kron 4 urs 247 bay area news channel. >> it is 55 degrees currently. we wi
this terrible across city was committed? >> understandably particularly when he was reading the names of the victims so many people in that room knew of them knew their family, knew them personally. so the reaction was tears and heartache and the pain auz audible in that room. those are names that -- names we hear all across america and pain wrenching for the people who have seen their faces. >> her body was found on top of a while of her children's little bodies is remembered by her family and friends. the school did not hesitate, not hochsprung, mary shirlak, vicki soto, lauren russo, rachel deveno and mary ann murphy. they responded in the way we hope we would respond in terrifying circumstances with courage and with love. giving their lives to protect the children in their care. >> as outrageous as the story of adam lanza's massacre is. it is not as the president said without heros. remembered tonight by the president by the thousands who blocked this night to downtown newtown connecticut. here is craig's report. >> through out sandy hook village residents have set up tables they
for northeast of the city, that has been hanging tough all day -- we have fog. we have a flood advisory until tomorrow morning. if things -- fog advisory until tomorrow morning. if things do not change, i would not be a bit surprised to see this advisory expanded to the west and south. you do not get much lower than 0.0 visibility. that is the average in aberdeen. 4 miles -- right now down the river here at reagan national airport. we are kind of stock. not much motion in the atmosphere. stopped in this very damp, dense air. temperatures will fall a little bit overnight. 35 in burlington, vt.. you get out to the midwest and lakes, it gets colder. if you give far enough out west, it's really really cold. there is plenty of cold air. there is something like 56 below zero in for you kind, alaska's. the cold air is locked up. the cold air is going to change the jet stream. in the meantime, this is the futurecast. i think we are going to clear up breezy and mild. and the next cold front on the way later thursday and friday. areas of fog tonight. areas of fog in the morning. then at the front it go
of educator that dawn was? >> well, dawn and i worked in the same system back in the late '90ers for the city of danbury. we were in different buildings but our paths did cross from time to time. just an incredibly brave woman who really had a glow about her. she had a vivaciousness about her. she always put children first. it was very clear in any of her interactions that i saw her or was involved with her that kids were first. for that reason alone, it doesn't surprise me that she took the steps that she took on friday. >> i think for people out there wanting to learn more about dawn and the person she was could look at her twitter feed to find out how proud she was of the school that she was overseeing now and how special the kids were to her there. as you recall your time working together in danbury, that is your town, one thing people may not know around the country is there are police officers at every school today. is that more of the presence of mind for parents or students and educators alike, and how long do you think that that presence might be necessary? >> we have officers in eve
on gun control. new york city mayor michael bloomberg has been leading the way. >> words alone cannot heal our nation. only action can do that. gun violence is a national epidemic and a national tragedy that demands more than words. >> this hour senator dianne feinstein about her push to reinstate the assault weapons ban. >> it's a first day bill i'm going to introduce in the senate and the same bill will be introduced in the house. a bill to ban assault weapons. it will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession. not retroactively, but perspectively, and it will ban the same for big clips, drums, or strips of more than ten bullets. >> as the nation mourns 20 children and six women who tried to save them, some of the teachers who survived talk to matt lauer. >> it just kept going, so the noises that i started to hear were pops and, of course, i then at that point said, you know, we've got to do this lockdown. >> immediately the leaders in our building did what they needed to do, and they ran out of the door knowing that that gunfire was showering the hallways and t
children, in small towns and big cities all across america. victims whose much of the time their only fault was beg in the wrong place at the wrong time. we can't tolerate this any more. these tragedies must end. and toned them we must change. we will be told that the causes of such violence are complex, and that is true. no single law, no set of laws can eliminate evil from the world or prevent every senseless act of violence in our society. but that can't be an excuse for inaction. surely we can do better than this. if there's even one step we can take to save another child, or another parent, or another town from the grief that's visited tucson and aurora and oak creek and newtown, and communities from columbine to blacksburg before that, then truly we have an obligation to try. in the coming weeks i will use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens from law enforcement, to mental health professionals, to parents and educators in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. because what choice do we have? we can't accept events like this as routine. are we
they won a key battle taking an infant ree base in aleppo, the country's largest city. more than 40,000 syrians have been killed since an uprise-- uprising against president bashar assad began 21 months ago. and in egypt voters in the first round of ballotting have approved a new draft constitution. there is another round of voting next weekend. and allen pizzey is in cairo. >> protestors are still camped out in tahrir square but the chanting is on hold. early resultses from the first round of the constitutional referendum show a farrow lead for the ruling party. the turnout was solid and the atmosphere serious. though opposition reporters say some they were obstructed. polling booths had to stay open 4 years after closing time. the issues are complex and to understand them all egyptians would have to wade through a 63 page document. but once they are in the polling booth, voters are presented with a simple choice, agree or disagree. criticism that the new islamist oriented constitution tramples on women's rights didn't bother voter umm mohammed. >> every egyptian who is loyal to eg
in new england this morning, we have a lot of rain further to the south, down around new york city, southern portions of new england, fourth to the north we're dealing with the icy stuff. so the forecast today, it will warm up and roads will improve. but it will be an umbrella day. the west coast is dealing with a big storm and a lot of snow at the high elevations. as far as the forecast goes out there, most of the country today, middle of the nation is fine. traveling on the coasts use caution. >>> we turn to sports now. the sports world stopped and paid tribute to the victims of the sandy hook elementary school shootings. every nfl team took part in a moment of silence before the games began to remember those affected by the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. the new england patriots sent up 26 flares in honor of each victim. in st. louis, players wearing the number 26, met in the middle of the field, held hands, symbolizing the 26 lives lost. new york giants wore s.h.e.s. on their and vick tore cruz found out one of the victims 6-year-old jack pinto, he wrote his name on his shoes
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to places like new york city or cities in our state and i've always said those exceptions in the absence of a tougher federal legislation is not good for connecticut, not good for our cities and, again, i also have firmly believed that these high-capacity magazines are extremely dangerous. having said that, being in the top five, i think there have been people who previously thought they've done enough in connecticut. i'm not saying i'm one of those. i doubt there is one of those left. >> -- do you think it meets this state law, our state laws -- >> it's been pointed out, and i've taken the time to point it out, that we could be compliant with the previous assault weapons ban limitation by going from a 30 magazine to a 10 magazine. i think that's a commonsense piece of legislation that could be taken up. >> -- enough information to say mental illness played a part in this -- this situation, and how would you go about improving what seems to be a very fractured mental health system? >> the -- with respect -- i don't have a diagnosis. it's possible that the criminal investigation may have
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